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Greek Islands – Best Cruising in Low Season




Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022 | 0

The Best Yachting Experience – Late Summer and Spring Charters in Greece

The high season this summer is nearly over but the best is yet to come: Charter vacation on your own private yacht might even be better in the low season, like in September and October – or next year’s spring. One of the perfect cruising areas in low season are the Greek Islands.

The weather conditions in Greece in late summer or early autumn are fantastic, the sea still warm. With temperatures going slightly down it is not too hot, the sun is a bit milder. The islands are still vivid, but after the summer holidays, the atmosphere is much more relaxed. Beaches, villages, tavernas or historic sites are less crowded – and shop or restaurant owners have more time for their clients. Wherever you cruise – the Saronic Gulf, the Cyclades islands or the Ionian Sea –  you will enjoy a perfect yacht charter holiday and great offers at low season charter rates. Even in the most popular destinations like Mykonos or Santorini high season stress is over.

And of course you have the choice between many great charter yachts in Greece which are available in September and October – motor yachts, superyachts and megayachts, crewed catamarans or sailing yachts. The pictures show many popular charter yachts during the Mediterranean Charter Yacht show in Nafplio this spring.

Read more about luxury yacht charters in Greece, check the luxury yacht search for a first selection of available yachts on your preferred dates, and ask us for offers and itinerary suggestions. Enjoy the late season – or start planning for next spring now!

 



Luxury Charter Yachts Summer 2022




Friday, June 17th, 2022 | 0

High time to book your charter vacation!

Stella Maris Megayacht for Charter

 

The luxury yacht charter season in the Mediterranean is already in full swing since beginning of May. After two difficult years travelling is finally much easier again. And a vacation at sea on board of your private charter yacht with an attentive crew is one of the most attractive options for your summer holiday.

Of course most luxury charter yachts in the popular cruising areas are already extremely well booked. But some more elegant vessels have been added to the fleets. And there are always gaps to fill. So there is still a good chance you might find your ideal crewed sailing yacht, catamaran, luxury motor yacht and superyacht or mega yacht.

The pictures will give you some impressions – examples of impressive luxury charter yachts cruising the Mediterranean this summer.

Wherever you want to cruise – in the Western Mediterranean in France or Italy, in the Balearic Islands in Spain, in the Adriatic Sea in Croatia,or in the Aegean Sea in Greece or Turkey: we will still find a great yacht for you.

Fill the gaps: chose your dream destination and just ask for offers!

 

 



Luxury Crewed Catamaran Charters in Greece




Saturday, September 26th, 2020 | 0

The Perfect Cruising Vacation in the Greek Islands

Smooth sailing, ultimate relaxation, a super friendly crew, exploring the most beautiful islands: A cruise aboard a luxury crewed charter catamaran in Greece is one of the best ways to explore the Saronic Gulf, the Cyclades or the Ionian Sea.

These cruises combine a very comfortable life with fun aboard and the perfect Greek island experience. Aboard you will be pampered by an attentive crew, find total relaxation and and fun with watersports. Ashore you meet welcoming people, visit picturesque villages, lively harbours, remote bays and interesting islands. And of course you will always taste delicious Mediterraen and Greek cuisine on board and in the local tavernas.

Crewed Catamarans in Greece – Sailing Areas

Imagine discovering the islands of the Saronic Gulf, like picturesque Poros, famous Hydra or Aegina with reminiscents of ancient history. Imagine the the windmills and white houses of the Cyclades contrasting the blue Aegean Sea. Party in Mykonos or sunset in Santorini are famous. But other islands like Kythnos, Milos, Paros, Naxos, Tinos, Andros, Amorgos and many more are very charming and interesting as well. Or sail the Ionian Sea – Lefkas, Zakynthos , Kefalonia, Paxi or Corfu are waiting for you.

The Luxury Charter Catamarans & their dedicated Crews

What makes your trip really special: The friendly and well trained crews offer an excellent service. In addition to the captain, most of the bigger catamarans offer a deckhand and a dedicated chef. Some smaller boats just have a captain and a hostess/cook. You can expect great meals. And of course the guests preferences are well considered!

The charter guests enjoy a lot of space: most luxury catamarans in Greece can accommodate 8 – 10, sometimes 12 guests. Usually all cabins have their own ensuite bathrooms. The luxury catamarans are equipped with air condition, and of course they have WIFI connection wherever possible.

On a length of mostly 15 – 20 meters, those multihulls have a large salon inside and a large outside salon terrasse (guest cockpit) which is just perfect for al fresco dining. In the bow areas, there are nets to enjoy the sun, and mostly seating areas as well . And a favourite spot with an excellent view ist the flybridge – ideal to just relax, the perfect location for a cocktail hour at sunset , and much more. Each guest can easily find a quiet place for himself.

Luxury Charter Catamarans Greece – Watersports, Entertainment & More

Entertainment, watersports and fun with watertoys are essential during for a great charter vacation. Waterski, wake boards, kayaks, Stand Up paddle boards SUP and snorkel equipment are usually aboard, as well as towable toys. Sometimes you can enjoy seabobs or smaller sea scooters or try the fishing equipment as well.

WIFI is available wherever a connection ist possible. Many catamarans have a TV in the salon as well. If you want more action: a fitness or yoga coach can be organized to accompany you.

And ashore you can explore the islands, walk through the villages, see historic sites, go hiking, try bars and cafés and local tavernas, enjoy nightlife… The Greek Islands offer everything you wish for your perfect holiday. More activities can be organized – like guided hiking tours, rendezvous diving and more.

Check here the luxury catamarans for charter in Greece and find your favourite boat for your next Greek holiday. In the fleets are excellent catamarans, both sailing and motor: and an incredible charter experience is waiting for you!

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Luxury Charter Yachts Mallorca & Ibiza



Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 | 0

Luxury Charter Yachts, Superyachts and Megayachts in Mallorca & Ibiza offer the best vacation aboard. The Balearic Islands are of course the most popular yachting hotspot and the center of yacht charters in Spain. For relaxed holidays in Mallorca, Ibiza, Formentera or Menorca with a captain and crew aboard, most people prefer motor yachts. But of course luxury sailing yachts and crewed sailing catamarans are available as well.

You can rent the motor yachts in all sizes. From the 12 meter power boat up to the mega yachts with a length of 50 or 60 meters and more, you will find the charter yacht you dream of. The fleet of luxury yachts is growing. Around 150 superyachts with a length of more than 24 meters are available for charter now in the Balearic Islands. More than 60 of those are longer than 35 meters. And more get a charter licence every year. Especially the very large mega yachts often are not based in Spain. But they have their Balearic charter licence and can come over from the French Riviera or Monaco for you.

Tailormade holidays aboard luxury charter yachts Mallorca & Ibiza

Here you can spend exact the kind of holidays you prefer.

Ultra luxury holidays aboard a megayacht offer a maximum of privacy, and all amenities you can dream of – your own spa, gym, a swimming pool or at least a big Jacuzzi on deck, a beach club,a fleet of watertoys, including an instructor for all kind of watersports, 5 star cuisine, luxury tender boats for fast access to the beaches or your favourite restaurants – and of course experienced staff who have nothing else in mind but your personal well-being.

– A relaxed family vacation or holidays with friends, cruising on a motor yacht or superyacht between 20 and 40 meters with great crew is the most popular kind of luxury yacht charters. The size depends on the number of cabins you need and of course on your budget. Enjoy the delicious meals the chef prepares for you, relax in the sun, or be active with watersports and toys.

Watersports & Watertoys mostly include snorkel equipment, Stand Up Paddle boards, waterski, wakeboard, towables like ringo and more. Seabobs get more and more popular. For the use of jetskis and waverunners in the Balearic Islands, you need your own licence. If you do not have the licence don’t worry: Several yachts are licenced RYA training centers and can teach you. Afraid of jellyfish? Some luxury charter yachts have even jellyfish pools.

Short term charters are often possible on smaller power yachts – an excellent choice if you want to go from Ibiza to Formentera to enjoy the beach, or to visit Es Trenc beach in Mallorca by boat.

The Balearic Islands – the perfect yachting destination with all options

As diverse as the fleet of luxury charter yachts is the destination Balearic Islands: secluded bays and coves, beaches and mountains, beautiful elegant marinas and smaller ports, tapas bars and gourmet restaurants, chiringuitos, party life, – whatever you are looking for during your holiday, you will find it in Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza or Formentera.

Important to know: the number of guests aboard yachts is limited to 12 persons – except aboard some mega yachts who have another kind of licence and can take up to 36 guests. During the high season in July and August, many yachts only accept charters with a minimum duration of one week. Find here a great selection of luxury motor yachts and mega yachts in the Balearic Islands. And there are more – just ask for offers.



New luxury motorsailers for charter in Croatia



Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 0

Stylish and modern: A new class of ultra luxury motorsailers for Croatia has entered into the the charter market during the last years. It combines modern style and features of luxury sailing yachts with the tradition of Croatian motorsailers, operating mainly in Dalmatia, cruising the coast and islands between the Split and Trogir area and Dubrovnik.


This new class of motorsailers follows the example of NAVILUX, who was the first of her kind, already built in 2011 and since then extremely popular. Many clients fell in love with the yacht and keep coming back.

Have a look at the new luxury motorsailers AIAXAIA, LADY GITA, DALMATINO, CORSARIO or SON DE MAR. They have a lot of features and amenities in common. Those yachts offer a maximum of living space on 45 – 49 meter length. And all of them  have a large flybridge as a very comfortable sun deck. Of course a jacuzzi on deck is standard.

Inside those luxury charter yachts show a modern stylish design. And all of them offer very luxurious accommodation for 12 guests in 6 cabins. Most of them are cruising with a crew of 7 or 8 to offer their guests a maximum of service. And of course during your cruise you can enjoy the full range of watertoys while relaxing in a picturesque bay at anchor.


You have already explored Croatia? AIAXAIA is as well available in the Caribbean this winter, and in summer in Croatia and Italy.


Luxury Sailing Yacht or Motorsailer – find out yourself which of these new yachts suits you most. And of course we offer many more motorsailers in Croatia – just check here or ask for offers.

 



Crewed Catamaran Charters in the Caribbean – book now for season 2019 / 2020



Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 0

Last call for the Caribbean: It’s high time to book your Caribbean yacht charter holiday for the 2019 / 2020 season. Especially the luxury catamarans are as popular as ever and already extremely well booked.

It’s easy to understand why these catamarans are so popular, and considered one of the most agreable ways to explore the Caribbean Islands. You can enjoy a lot of space – relaxing in the guest cockpit, sunbathing in the nets, taking a sundowner on the flybridge, or in the forward seating areas. You are near the water – and at anchor, you can try out all kind of watersports or play with the toys. Experienced friendly crews serve delicious meals according to your taste.

Most luxury catamarans are cruising the Virgin Islands. But as well in the Leeward and Windward Islands we can offer great boats for your dream holiday. And Grenada and the Grenadines are as popular as ever.

Check here our featured crewed catamarans in the Caribbean and look for the ideal boat to make your dream holiday come true – or ask for offers.

 



Luxury Charter Yachts Caribbean – Impressions 2019



Thursday, January 24th, 2019 | 0

Superyacht and megayacht charters in the Caribbean: Cruising aboard your luxury charter yacht is the best way to escape the winter. Some of the most beautiful charter yachts are now in the Virgins, Leeward or Windward Islands or in the Grenadines. It is still time to enjoy this season! White beaches, picturesque bays and lush nature are waiting for you. And yacht crews that make your holiday even more enjoyable than you expected.

Luxury motor yachts, superyachts, megayachts, sailing yachts, crewed catamarans, power catamarans: You will find the yacht of your dreams for your charter cruise. Take a look at the pictures that show some of the superyachts and megayachts for charter in the Caribbean. Check here for available motor yachts of all sizes in the Caribbean.

Get more info about yacht charters in the Caribbean and crewed catamarans and find your favourite luxury charter yacht with crew.



Outstanding luxury charter yachts – Med Season 2018



Thursday, June 28th, 2018 | 0

The yacht charter season in the Med is already in full swing. Again many outstanding luxury charter yachts in the Mediterranean are cruising between in all popular cruising areas: in the South of France and Italy, in the Balearic Islands, in the Adriatic Sea in Croatia and Montenegro, in Greece and along the Turkish Coast. Here we show you some impressions of stunning luxury charter yachts Mediterranean from A to Y. Maybe the pictures will give you a first idea for the perfect charter holiday on board.

Overwhelming is the look at the huge beach club with its infinity pool of mega yacht ALFA NERO. The 82-meter Oceanco also has 2 Jacuzzis, all imaginable watertoys, spa, gym and sauna. Up to 27 crew members who are looking after the wellbeing of up to 12 charter guests. ALFA NERO is available for charter holidays this summer in the South of France and the Balearics. You find a fully equipped gym, watertoys such as jet skis and plenty of luxury  as well on board of the 40m long luxury charter yacht AZIZA. She is based in Mallorca and offers the perfect Balearic Holidays for up to 8 guest.

Not much shorter, but much wider is the sailing catamaran CHE.  With a length of almost 35 meters and a width of almost 13 meters, CHE is the largest catamaran Sunreef ever built. Sailing enthusiasts among the charter guests will enjoy the two sailing dinghies among the watertoys. CHE is sailing this summer especially on the Amalfi Coast and in Sicily.

For Jetski fans without Licence: Yachts with RYA Training Center

Very stylish: In Sardinia, Corsica, Southern France and Italy the luxury charter yacht GIRAUD (ex CACOS V) waits for up to 11 guests, a modern 40 m long Admiral yacht with state-of-the-art interior, gym, jacuzzi etc – and like some yachts of this size certified RYA Training center, so that the charter guests can try the jet skis and other toys without a license.

On two hulls, the brand-new motor catamaran MAYRILOU is cruising the Western Mediterranean and the Croatian Adriatic Sea. 10 guests in 5 double have a lot of space aboard this charter catamaran, which also offers plenty of water sports and even a small jacuzzi. At the end of August and in the off-season charter dates are still available in the Mediterranean.

Something Special: HAIDA – fascinating Classic Motor Yacht

A very special ship is the megayacht HAIDA – built in 1929 by the Krupp Germania shipyard and elaborately and beautifully restored until 2018. Many beautiful original parts were preserved, and even the engines date back to 1929. The luxury charter yacht is over 70 meters long. HAIDA offers all luxury you can dream of for 12 guests in 7 cabins. The deck areas are huge, a nice meeting place is the bar on the sundeck. In summer, HAIDA is available for charter in the Balearic Islands, the Western Mediterranean, the Adriatic Sea and Greece.

12 guests in 7 cabins, with 14 crew members taking care of them, can cruise as well aboard 60m CRN Ancona yacht RAMBLE ON ROSE. With all kinds of luxury, all the watertoys and a great bathing platform, it offers charter guests an unforgettable vacation in Italy, France and Spain. She is also RYA Training Center, with 4 instructors on board. In Sardinian, Corsica and the French Riviera, guests can spend their holidays aboard as well on the almost new 81 m long mega yacht ROMEA, built by Abeking & Rasmussen. Not much smaller is the 73 long Luerssen Yacht TITANIA, which is available on request throughout the Mediterranean for luxury yacht charters. The crew counts 21 people, she is also RYA Training Center.

Not only in the summer, but all year round, the new almost 40 m long motor yacht Y4H, a new San Lorenzo yacht, is based in Croatia. You can explore the Croatian Adriatic coast, but also Montenegro or the Italian Adriatic from Venice to Bari on board this charter yacht.

Cruising in the Med in summer, in the Caribbean in winter

Some of these yachts will be open for luxury yacht charters in the Caribbean sun next winter. Catamaran CHE will be there as well as the motor catamaran MAYRILOU which will be based in St. Martin. Mega yachts HAIDA and ROMEA will cross the Atlantic as well for the winter season. And TITANIA can also offer a charter vacation in the Virgin, Leeward & Windward islands, but as well in Asia, in the Arabian Gulf or  in other regions

For more information on these and more than 1000 other luxurious charter yachts – sailing yachts, sailing and motor catamarans, motor yachts and motorsailers – of all sizes and price ranges, please contact us any time.

 



Weather Insurance for Luxury Yacht Charters in Balearics



Saturday, June 16th, 2018 | 0

For your charter holidays aboard a luxury yacht in the Balearic Islands, you can now take out a new weather insurance: If stormy weather prevents leaving the port, the costs for “lost” charter days are reimbursed.

The crossing from Mallorca to Ibiza has to be postponed because strong winds and high waves make cruising very uncomfortable, or your charter yacht stays moored in the port of Ibiza during a storm instead of anchoring in the turquoise waters in front of Formentera beach – this port day was not planned in itinerary. There is no guarantee for good weather in any charter contract – even in the high season in the Mediterranean there can be storm, strong wind and high waves. But at least financially, you can now insure “lost” charter days during your dream vacation aboard the luxury charter yacht with crew in the Balearic islands. Mooring costs can also be insured as part of a comfort package.

For example, if it the wind blows with more than 5 Beaufort day and night, or the wave height exceeds two meters, the charter costs (for yacht and crew) will be reimbursed for each affected day. The wind strength or wave height from which the insurance takes effect can be determined individually. So the insurance premium is of course cheaper, if the insurance must pay only from a minimum wind strength of 7 Beaufort. Of course, you can still enjoy the ambience on board your yacht, with the service of the crew, culinary delights, on-board entertainment etc – only that this day of your vacation just lying in the port then has cost you nothing.

Crewed yacht charters in the Balearic Islands can be insured against stormy weather starting from charter prices of 2500 Euro per day or from charter prices of about 20.000 Euro for the whole charter period. The weather insurance must be completed at least 30 days before the start of the charter.

More information on request!



Crewed Yachts Canary Islands



Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 | 0

Luxury yacht charters in Lanzarote and Tenerife:

Until recently there were no luxury yachts for crewed charter holidays cruising in the Canary Islands. Now several premium catamarans and a new motor yacht can be rented, based in Lanzarote and Tenerife.

Even if they are a popular sailing area for bareboat sailors, the Canaries so far have not yet developed as cruising area for luxury crewed yacht charters.  But as there is a rather busy holiday season during the European winter months due to the warm climate and the demand is increasing, at least some catamarans have made their home port in winter now in Lanzarote, among them a Sunreef catamaran, a Lagoon 500 and a big Fountaine Pajot cat. All of them have a proven record as great crewed charter catamarans and are looking forward to cruise around Lanzarote. The island offers everything: hidden bays, the national park Timanfanya, picturesque nice yacht harbours like Marina Rubicon,  great beaches like at the Costa de Papagayo, and of course touristic spots with everything tourists are looking for. Art lovers will be happy to enjoy the architecture, monuments or gardens of the famous artist César Manrique. Sailing distance from Lanzarote to Graciosa Island in the North of Lanzarote or to the busy town of Corralejo on Fuerteventura, lying in the South of Lanzarote, is just a short hop.

A luxury motor yacht is now based in the South of Tenerife, offering yacht charter holidays or day trips. There are several yacht harbours in Tenerife, interesting towns like Santa Cruz de Tenerife or Puerto de la Cruz, holiday areas on the coast and small villages in the mountains, or the Teide national park to discover.

Please ask for offers for you crewed charter in the Canary Islands.